Whole-brain radiotherapy and high-dose methylprednisolone for elderly patients with primary central nervous system lymphoma: Results of North Central Cancer Treatment Group (NCCTG) 96-73-51 Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Central Nervous System Neoplasms
  • Cranial Irradiation
  • Lymphoma, B-Cell
  • Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse
  • Methylprednisolone
  • Neuroprotective Agents

abstract

  • Patients on-study long enough to receive HDMP had prolongation of OS and EFS compared to patients receiving CHOP-WBRT. Although the numbers of patients are too small for statistical conclusions, the HDMP regimen deserves further study.

publication date

  • August 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2006.03.061

PubMed ID

  • 16863926

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1429

end page

  • 39

volume

  • 65

number

  • 5